Laura McCullough’s book, The Wild Night Dress, was selected by Billy Collins as a winner of the Miller Williams Poetry Prize, and is forthcoming from University of Arkansas Press. Her most recent book of poems is Jersey Mercy (Black Lawrence Press). Her other collections include Rigger Death & Hoist Another (BL), Panic (Alice James Books, winner of the Kinereth Genseler Award), Speech Acts (BLP), and What Men Want (XOXOX Press). She is the editor of two anthologies, A Sense of Regard: Essays on Poetry and Race (University of Georgia Press) and The Room and the World: Essays on Stephen Dunn (Syracuse University Press). She is on the faculty of the Sierra Nevada low-res MFA. Visit her at lauramccullough.org.